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If your students are looking for any AIS or indigenous studies courses, here is our Spring class lineup including a great new course titled Indigenous Ecologies and Climate Change with one of our faculty who works in AIS and SMEA. Please share as you see fit and know that our drop-in Lushootseed Language table will also continue through Spring quarter on Thursdays from 4:30-6pm.



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Please find attached the descriptions of our English language courses for spring 2020.    

a)            GERMAN 285 A: Representation and Diversity                    The Queerness of Love b)            GERMAN 351 A: Vienna 1900 in English 


These courses are taught in English. All readings and discussions will be conducted in English...

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UW alumni provide scholarships to current UW students through many different scholarship programs. Five of these alumni scholarship programs are open for application now with deadlines in April! Eligibility requirements do vary among them, but all five are open to undergraduate students in all fields, and US citizenship is not required for any of them! The Mortar Board Alumni Scholarship is also open to graduate students.

For the Class of 1954, 1957, 1962, and 1968 Scholarships, award amounts range from $1,000-$2,000, and students can submit a single application to be considered for any of these four scholarships.

Scholarship Overviews:

Please visit the program websites for more specific information about eligibility and links to apply online.

  *   Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation is now accepting applications from...

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  •  LSJ IN ROME EARLY FALL START 2020 (Saturday, August 22-Friday, Sept 18th)!


o   The application deadline for LSJ in Rome 2020 has been extended to March 1st, 2020.


ACADEMIC PREREQUISITES: We have no strict pre-requ but we take note and give priority to students who have had certain LSJ or Poli Sci courses and any Romance Language, especially at the college level. 

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Calling all UW...

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Preparing for Post-Graduate Success CEP 498 C, SLN: 21184 Spring 2020  W, 12:30 - 2:20  Gould 100 

This course is designed to give students structured, peer-led guidance for navigating post-graduate life. Through peer-facilitated lectures, career panel Q&A sessions, personal reflection exercises, small group discussions and career development workshops, students can gather skills and experiences to confidently graduate from the University of Washington. 

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The Foster School of Business is offering 4 Early Fall Start Exploration Seminar Programs. These are open to all UW undergraduate students! There are no prerequisites for these study abroad programs and non-business student perspectives are greatly valued, please share with interested students. Thank you!


Foster Exploration Seminars – Early Fall Start 2020

Application deadline is Feb 15, 2020.
Open to all UW undergraduates.

ISRAEL: Business/JSIS Israel and the Palestinian...

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This February and March, FIUTS (Foundation for International Understanding Through Students) will host three short-term visiting programs for undergraduate students from universities in Japan – Tokyo Institute of Technology, Waseda University, and Ehime University. Program dates and themes are as follows:

2/21 & 2/24: Tokyo Tech (Themes include U.S. culture and education, English language)

2/22-3/3: Sports and Culture Program with Waseda University

3/1-3/15: Education and Diversity Program with Ehime University


Ambassadors will also have the opportunity to help host a group of Japanese high school students on campus on the morning of Sunday, March 29th. More details to come!


We are currently looking for 11 UW students to...

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